VSS and Tivoli Storage Manager related product concepts
Two important Tivoli Storage Manager product concepts must be understood before you can comprehend how the software application components interact with each other.
Proxy node
This is the name given to a Tivoli Storage Manager node (agent) that can act on behalf of another node (target). The proxy node functionality was created to facilitate backup and restore of data to a single namespace by multiple Tivoli Storage Manager client nodes. In a Tivoli Storage Manager VSS environment, the proxy ...

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